Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Gasoline......premium or regular?

One of the things I learned this morning while perusing the WSJ was how "premium" gas is made. I always thought that "premium" was a different animal produced in the refinery. It is not. Premium gas is regular gasoline with a packet of "detergent" added to it. Sort of like adding detergent to a wash machine full of clothes.

I never buy "premium" gas. Never have. Never will.

Bank the difference.

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